|Poster:||Alison OK||Date:||Nov 2, 2019 5:12pm|
|Forum:||news||Subject:||Wired: The Internet Archive Is Making Wikipedia More Reliable|
The reason people rely on Wikipedia, despite its imperfections, is that every claim is supposed to have citations. Any sentence that isn't backed up with a credible source risks being slapped with the dreaded "citation needed" label. Anyone can check out those citations to learn more about a subject, or verify that those sources actually say what a particular Wikipedia entry claims they do—that is, if you can find those sources.
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